Lee's Summit, MO has converted a 35-mph four-lane shoulder-less suburban road into three-lanes with a TWLTL and shoulders. Along this road, a residential intersection is separated from a Walmart entrance by only about 80 feet. Head-on left-turn traffic is competing for the short span of TWLTL between the intersection and the Walmart driveway. Many local residents are complaining about near-head-on collisions with the heavy Walmart traffic. Furthermore, This entrance is the only truck entrance for the Walmart Super Center and these trucks are also making this left turn. See attached Image from Google Maps.
Would it be safer to re-stripe with two through lanes and two left-turn lanes?
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